Business Analyst

London, Greater London, South East, England

Posted:50 days ago
Location:London, Greater London, South East, England
Job Ref:BH-34228
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:£70000 - £80000 per annum
Expiry date:2/2/2023

Technology Full Time Analyst – Fixed Income Business Analyst

About Jefferies
Jefferies Group LLC is the largest independent, global, full-service investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S. Focused on serving clients for nearly 60 years, Jefferies is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. Our firm provides a full range of investment banking, advisory, sales and trading, research and wealth management services across all products in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: JEF), a diversified financial services company.
What you can expect:
We are seeking a Business Analyst to be part of the Fixed Income Technology team, directly supporting the Front Office within Jefferies and taking a key role in further developing the Jefferies trading systems.
The successful candidate should be capable of designing solutions to business requirements alongside a development team, a background in Fixed Income would be beneficial.
Involves working closely with the European Rates, Credit, Emerging Markets and Mortgages trading and sales teams. This role provides the opportunity for the successful applicant to grow their skills and experience within Fixed Income area, and of fixed income technologies.
Key Responsibilities
  • Working with the business to define their requirements and develop solutions
  • Working with the development team on specifying and verifying system enhancements.
  • Working with QA team on ensuring enhancements are thoroughly tested
  • Understanding business and technical architecture

Person Specification
The following skills and experience are mandatory for this role:
  • Excellent team player, but with the ability to work independently and take ownership of requests to their conclusion
  • Experience working as a Business Analyst or relevant experience
  • Experience of working to structured development processes and methodologies
  • High attention to detail and strong technical knowledge
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Fixed Income cash trading experience preferred but happy to consider other asset classes
  • Understanding of Repo and cash bond/future trading workflow
  • Knowledge of front to back workflow
Personal Characteristics:
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and initiative; able to find innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems.
  • A Passion for technology which drives architecturally sound design
  • Good communication skills with high standards in visual, written and oral communication.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Disciplined and independent personal management skills - can work to deadlines and standards with a minimum of supervision when required.
  • Enthusiastic and energetic in the execution of their tasks
  • Commercially aware; focused on achieving the right results with good, maintainable solutions
  • A logical aptitude
Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodations and COVID
At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences and supporting a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients.
Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity workplace.  We practice equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, ancestry, color, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, national origin, marital, family and social status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, religion, trade union membership or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. In accordance with applicable law, we are dedicated to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. Please inform your recruiter should you require accommodations throughout your application process.
It is Jefferies’ policy that all employees and visitors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter any Jefferies office or participate in any Jefferies or client event in person.  Should an offer of employment be made, your acceptance of that offer means that you will comply with this policy.

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